Direct Contract for Works on Hydro Station

After the failure of two tenders for the repair of cracks in El Cajon, the contract for approximately $30 million will be awarded directly.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Empresa Nacional de Energía Eléctrica (ENEE) has $30 million available to carry out the work."We have to look at the parameters and see if the law allows us to negotiate a contract directly. When you do not have any bidders, you take the ones that are there and follow the path with them directly," said Emil Hawitt, manager of the company.

"El Cajon has quite a few cracks, it is not as big a problem in terms of leaks, but for the safety of the dam, technically it has to be done", he added.

Rodio Swissboring, Soletanche Freyssinet and ICA participated in the first auction, while taking part in the second were Consortium M.O.S., Astaldi S.P.A., Sinohydro Corporation Limited and Tecnosuelo S.A. de C.V.

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Honduras Awards for Repair Work at El Cajon Hydroelectric Station

May 2014

With an offer of $31.8 million, the Italian Astaldi emerged as the winner in the tender to repair cracks in the El Cajon hydroelectric dam.

From a press release issued by the National Energy Electricity Company of Honduras :

The National Electricity Company, communicates the following for national public opinion :

Honduras: Three Offers for El Cajon Hydroelectric Station

April 2014

The offers submitted by three foreign companies for repairing cracks in the dam range from between $33.3 million and $34.3 million.

The Swiss-Venezuelan consortium Rodio Swissboring-Trevi Cimentaciones, the Italian Astaldi S.P.A. , and the Mexican Tecnosuelo, SA de CV are the three companies who submitted financial bids for the work.

Private Tender For Repairing Hydropower Station in Honduras

December 2013

The same companies that had participated in two failed international tenders have submitted two bids for the repair of the El Cajon dam.

The Consortium MOS, made up of the Swiss company Rodio Swissborring and the Venezuelan Trevi Cimentaciones, the Italian Astaldi S.P.A., China's Sinohydro Corporation Limited and the Mexican Tecnosuelo S.A.

Tender for the El Cajon Hydroelectric Station is Unsuccessful

August 2012

The National Electricity Company of Honduras announced that there will be another international tender for repairing leaks at the hydroelectric plant.

The contract to repair the leaks in the power plant "El Cajon", which favoured the company Rodio Swissboring Centroamérica, which bid $39.5 million, has been declared unsuccessful, said the manager of the National Electricity Company (ENEE), Roberto Cardona .

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